2018

Dissertations 2018

1. Title: Local streams and global tides - Understanding coastal marine governance in Fiji and Solomon Islands
Author: Janne Rohe (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter, Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

2. Title: Unraveling the reproductive tactics of a tropical clupeid fish (Ethmalosa fimbriata, Bowdich 1825) against the backdrop of climate change
Author: Julian Döring (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

3. Title: Experimental evidence of factors influencing voluntary contributions to marine conservation
Author: Katie Nelson (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

4. Title: The organic flight recorder: Lifetime connectivity and habitat use reconstructions with fish otolith amino acids
Author: Kim Vane (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

5. Title: Disentangling the effects of thermal stress on symbiont-bearing coral reef foraminifera : from populations to proteinsDisentangling the effects of thermal stress on symbiont-bearing coral reef foraminifera : from populations to proteins
Author: Marleen Stuhr (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

6. Title:  Assessing the state and impacts of the artisanal reef fisheries and their socioeconomic implications in the Kenyan South Coast
Author: Paul Tuda (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Mathias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

7. Title: Finding sustainability: Advancing multiple methods to apply the social-ecological systems framework
Author: Stefan Partelow (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)


 2017

Dissertations 2017

1. Title: Bacterial response to elevated dissolved organic carbon in coral reefs
Author: Anny Cardenas (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Astrid Gärdes (ZMT, University of Bremen)

2. Title: Influences of Pacific Island human communities on benthic coral reef functioning and resilience
Author: Amanda Ford (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, University of Bremen)

3. Title: Linking environmental change, preferences and migration in coastal areas of Ghana and Indonesia
Author: Carina Goldbach (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT)

4. Title: Calcium carbonate production and the response of calcifying organisms to natural and anthropogenic threats on the shallow platform of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Author: Natalia Herrán Navarro (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, University of Bremen)

5. Title: Temperature tolerance of the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra, Towards a systematic understanding of multi-level temperature effects
Author: Holger Kühnhold (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of Bremen)

6. Title: MIS 5e relative sea level indicators : new methodologies to sustain the quantitative estimate of past sea level changes
Author: Thomas Lorscheid (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, University of Bremen)

7. Title: Modelling coral reefs to support their local management: A case study in the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia
Author: Sara Minarro (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen)

8. Title: Impact of environmental conditions on geochemical proxies in tropical marine calcifiers
Author: Peter Müller (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, University of Bremen)

9. Title: Modelling the Multispecies Fishery of Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar - Basis for Exploration of Use and Conservation Scenarios
Author: Jennifer Rehren (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen)

10. Title: Food web dynamics in coastal vegetated habitats of the Southern Gulf of Mexico
Author: Alejandra Sepúlveda Lozada (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, University of Bremen), Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, University of Bremen)

11. Title: Reducing the consumption of plastic bags in Indonesia
Author: Roger Spranz (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT)

12. Title: Historical knowledge, variation in community composition, ecotrophic parameterization, and invasive species of macroalgae in the Galapagos archipelago
Author: Paul Tompkins (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen)

13. Title: Carbon footprints of land use change: Impacts on soil carbon leaching, aquatic CO2 emissions and the marine carbonate system in Indonesia
Author: Francisca Wit (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Tim Rixen (ZMT, University of Bremen)

Master Theses 2017

1. Title: The influence of terrestrial sediments on coral reef ecology in Fiji
Author: Ryan McAndrews
Supervisor: (ZMT Supersivor: Sonia Bejarano)

2. Title: tbd.
Author: Marie Rex
Supervisor: (ZMT Supersivor: Hildegard Westphal)

Master Theses ISATEC 2017

1. Title: The influence of mangrove fern, (Acrostichum aureum,) on sediment characteristics and fauna in mangrove forests of Bahía Málaga, Pacific Coast of Colombia
Author: Michael Kyei Agyekum (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

2. Title: Testing the applicability of Hyperspectral Imaging for nutrient studies on benthic reef brown algae (Phaeophyceae)
Author: Mona Abouhaidar Andskog (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

3. Title: A preliminary length-based assessment of two major retained species in the Liberian coastal industrial fisheries
Author: Roosevelt Sansun Daniels (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC), Werner Ekau (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

4. Title: Nutrient Limitation of Macroalgae (Phaeophyceae) Along Anthropogenic Influence- & Environmental Gradients in Moorea, French Polynesia
Author: Hannah Scarlett Earp (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

5. Title: The importance of contrast and colour interactions in the complex tropical coral reef environment: visual ecology of the Picasso triggerfish (Rhinecanthus aculeatus)
Author: Emily Guevara (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

6. Title: Using a social-ecological systems framework to understand the role of stakeholders' perceptions for collective action in small-scale fisheries in the Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica
Author: Anne Jäger (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC), Stefan Partelow (ZMT)

7. Title: Spatial Variation of Organic Carbon Stocks and Sources in Indonesian Mangrove Ecosystems
Author: Mariska Astrid Kusumaningtyas (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

8. Title: The Effect of tourism on benthic introduced species in the Galapagos Marine Reserve
Author: Jonas Letschert (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC), Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

9. Title: Spatial and temporal patterns of the understory vine Tuberostylis rhizophorae in hyper-humid mangrove forests in Bahía Málaga, Colombian Pacific coast
Author: Mayli Ortiz Gutierrez (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

10. Title: To feed or not to feed? Artificial feeding affects coral reef fish functions in the Aitutaki lagoon Cook Islands
Author: Natalie Prinz (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC), Sonia Bejarano (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

11. Title: A common coral-algal interaction under the influence of global warming and ocean acidification
Author: Lena Rölfer (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

12. Title: Describing the food web structures of two mangrove fish communities at both sides of the Isthmus of Panama
Author: Lara Elisabeth Stuthmann (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC), Gustavo Castellanos-Galindo (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

13. Titel: Sustainability indicators of the artisanal shrimp fishery and shrimp stock assessment at the pacific coast of Colombia, near Buenaventura
Author: Lisa Wels (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC), Gustavo Castellanos-Galindo (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

14. Title: Effects of logging and re-growth of the White Mangrove (Laguncularia racemosa (L.) C.F. Gaertn.) on leaf chemistry and herbivory in North-Brazil
Author: Mirco Wölfelschneider (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC), Véronique Helfer (ZMT)

15. Title: Comparative Evaluation of Ecosystem Services Provided by Artificial and Natural Reefs in the Gulf of Thailand - Associated Benthic Communities, their Succession and Productivity
Author: Emmanuella Orero Rubio (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

16. Title: Spatial and Temporal Dispersal of the U. codatus crab fishery in mangroves near Bragança, Northern Brazil
Author: Ole Albrecht (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, University of Bremenn, ISATEC), Marion Glaser (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

17. Title: Maternal influences on stable isotope values and diet composition of juvenile Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks (Sphyrna lewini)
Author: Niklas Komoß (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

18. Title: Using the Ostrom’s SESF to Analize the Implementation of a Co-Management Regime in North Brazil
Author: Sofia Solano Arce (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC), Marion Glaser (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

19. Title: Assessment of Temperature and Predation Stress on the Rock Goby (Gobius paganellus)
Author: Nina Paul (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

20. Title: The influence of terrestrial sediments on coral reef ecology in Fiji
Author: Ryan McAndrews (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC), Sofia Bejarano (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

Bachelor Theses 2017

1. Title: The Effect of Environmental Stressors on Cassiopea sp. Jellyfish - Increased Temperature and Heavy-Metal Exposure
Author: Pauline Béziat
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen)


2016

Dissertations 2016

1. Title: The effects of Indonesian coastal ecosystem degradation on the global carbon cycle
Author: Jesse Abrams (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Agostino Merico (ZMT, University of Bremen)

2. Title: Identification of regulatory proteins involved in the expression of levansucrase in Pseudomonas syringae
Author: Khaled Abdallah (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Astrid Gärdes (ZMT)

3. Title: Community participation in Marine Protected Area (MPA) establishment process in Indonesia
Author: Wasistini Baitoningsih (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Marion Glaser (ZMT, University of Bremen)

4. Title: Unfolding capacity: strategies of farmers' organizations as change agent
Author: Alejandro Balanzó Guzmán (University of Twente)
Supervisor: Anna-Katharina Hornidge (ZMT)

5. Title: Late Quaternary Asian Monsoon variability as recorded in marine archives from the Northern Bay of Bengal and the Northern South China Sea
Author: Lorena Astrid Contreras Rosales (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, University of Bremen)

6. Title: The effects of river discharge on coral reef ecosystem, case study in Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam
Author: Hoang Trung Du (Ho Chi Minh City University)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT)

7. Title: Chemical ecology of Western Indian Ocean reef sponges
Author: Stephanie Helber (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen)

8. Title: Temporal dilemma, time preferences and natural resource extraction
Author: Aneeque Javaid (Jacobs University)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT)

9. Title: Gradients of anthropogenic stress in Indonesian coral reefs
Author: Hauke Kegler (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Astrid Gärdes (ZMT, University of Bremen)

10. Title: Gradients of anthropogenic stress in Indonesian coral reefs
Verfasser: Hauke Kegler (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Astrid Gärdes (ZMT, University of Bremen)

11. Title: Towards a better characterization of morphological plasticity and biomass partitioning of trees in structural dynamics of mangrove forests
Author: Adewole Olagoke (TU Dresden)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT)

12. Title: Coral holobiont functioning under global environmental change (summa cum laude)
Author: Claudia Pogoreutz (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

13. Title: Population and Ecosystem-based Fisheries Assessment of the Rift Valley Lake Koka, Ethiopia
Author: Gashaw Tesfaye (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen)

14. Title: Beyond Profits? An Inquiry about Media for Social Transformation in Argentina and Brazil Center for Development Research
Author: Maximiliano Vila Seoane (University of Bonn)
Supervisor: Anna-Katharina Hornidge (ZMT)

15. Title: Agent-based model on the effects of dive tourism in coral related social-ecological system
Author: Fei Wang (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen), Marion Glaser (ZMT, University of Bremen)

16. Title: Governance of Marine Protected Areas in Costa Rica: stability and change of institutions
Author: Gabriela Weber de Morais (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT)

 

Master Theses 2016

1. Title: Conservation management and marine spatial planning in the MPA Savu Sea - sea turtle nesting site distribution on Rote Island, Indonesia
Author: Nora Kolter (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen)

2. Title: Sediment desalination potential of Ucides cordatus burrows during the dry season
Author: Debora Ferreira Pestana (University of Bayreuth)
Supervisor: University of Bayreuth (ZMT Supersivor: Martin Zimmer)

3. Title: Effects of the interactions of Ceriops tagal and burrowing crabs on mangrove sediment characteristics
Author: C. Elise H. Snavely
Supervisor: ZMT Supervisor: Martin Zimmer

4. Titel: tbd.
Author: Anna-Leah Nickl
Supervisor: Nils Moosdorf (ZMT)

5. Title: Influences of nutrient enrichment of phsiological responses of tropical seagrasses
Author: Melanie Schulz (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT)

6. Title: Influence of carnivory on coral dwelling damselfish
Author: Robin Gauff (Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT)

7. Titel: Influence of species co-occurrence on the feeding behaviour of herbivorous reef fish
Author: Élyne Dugény (Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT)

8. Title: Turkey’s Role in the Cyprus Discord – A Path to Reinforcement or Reconciliation?
Author: Yesim Pacal (Institut für Orient und Asienwissenschaften, University of Bonn)
Supervisor: Anna-Katharina Hornidge (ZMT)

 

Master Theses ISATEC 2016

1.Title: Spatial use of natural resources by crab fishermen in the open access mangrove environment in the area of Bragança, Para ́State, Brazil
Author: Ole Albrecht (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

2. Title: Non-lethal age determination for Pacific Goliath Grouper (E. quinquefasciatus) and spatial-temporal abundance in the Pacific Coast of Colombia
Author: Carolina Patricia Chong Montenegro (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

3. Title: Size distribution of fish larvae and fish eggs in the Tamandare-Coral reef system
Author: Antonia Eckerlebe (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

4. Title: Effects of water quality on coral-algae contacts and fish grazing rates in reefs in Fiji
Author: Andreas Eich (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

5. Title: Energy flow structure and function of keystone group in the Isla del Coco National Park, Costa Rica, Tropical Eastern Pacific
Author: Manon Fourriere (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

6. Title: Adaptability of fishermen's behaviour to resource change under social tension - an Experimental Economics approach in Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Author: Stefan Gehrig (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

7. Title: Comparative Evaluation of Ecosystem Services provided by Artificial Reefs in the Gulf of Thailand - Associated fish communities, their functional diversity and biomass
Author: Isabell Kittel (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

8. Title: Prey composition and trophic position of juvenile scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) in the Mangrove-fringed Rewa River estuary, Fiji
Author: Niklas Komoß (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

9. Title: Sedimentary response to sea cucumber (Holothuria scabra) removal - Insights from experimental manipulations on a Fijian reef flat
Author: Steven Lee (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

10. Title: Vulnerability of critical herbivorous fish-based ecological functions to fishing pressure on Fijian coral reefs
Author: Ryan McAndrews (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

11. Title: Effects of seaweed farming on seagrass beds in Unguja Island (Zanzibar)
Author: Agustín Moreira Saporiti (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

12. Title: Evaluating the in-situ effects of seasonal change, eutrophication and overfishing on the development of coral-algae contacts in Mae Haad Bay, Koh Phangan
Author: Emmanuella Orero Rubio (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen, ISATEC)

13. Title: Ecological risk assessment of trace metals from Industrial effluents in the Okrika Estuary (Niger-Delta Region) of Nigeria
Author: Ogunola Oluniyi Solomon (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

14. Title: Assessment of Temperature and Predation Stress on the Rock Goby (Gobius paganellus)
Author: Nina Paul (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

15. Title: Fine-scale behaviour of whale sharks, Rhincodon typus, off Mafia Island, Tanzania
Author: Jens Paulsen (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

16. Title: Oxygen dynamics in fish-coral interactions in the Gulf of Eilat, northern Red Sea
Author: Britt Ronen (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Betreuer: Andreas Kunzmann(ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

17. Title: Comparative evaluation of ecosystem services provided by artificial reefs in the Gulf of Thailand - associated invertebrate communities, their recruitement, and functionering
Author: Tobias Schneider (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen, ISATEC)

18. Title: Sea cucumber IMTA as a livelihood on Lombok, Indonesia - social, ecological and institutional context
Author: Paula Senff (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (University of Bremen, ISATEC)

19. Titel: tbd.
Author: Sofia Solano Arce (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

20. Title: The composition of benthic communities in Mangrove forest of East Kalimantan
Author: Sewa Tripathi (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Inga Nordhaus (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

21. Title: Short and medium term coastal changes in Keta (Ghana) - local views and interpretation
Author: Katarina Trstenjak (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Alessio Rovere (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

22. Title: Characterization of a scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) nursey area in the Ba River, Fiji
Author: Tom Vierus (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

23. Title: Physiological response and nutrient uptake of tropical seagrass under varying nutrient conditions
Author: Daniel Saavedra Hortua (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

 

Bachelor Theses 2016

1. Title: Species-specific signatures of sediment organic matter upon decomposition of mangrove leaf litter
Author: Tarek Bakkar (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, University of Bremen)

2. Title: Diversity and community structure of the macrobenthos in the mangrove forest of the Segara Anakan lagoon, Java, Indonesia
Author: Jana Frey
Supervisor: Inga Nordhaus (ZMT, University of Bremen)

3. Title: On the seasonal growth of the African halfbeak larvae (Hyporhamphus picarti) in the Sine Saloum estuary (Senegal)
Author: Sarah Isabel Neumann
Supervisor: Julian Döring (ZMT, University of Bremen)

4. Title: Identification of control genes for gene expression analysis in Holothuria scabra
Author: Steinmann, N.
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of Bremen)

5. Title: Seagrass biomass and morphology under varying degrees of shading by suspended matter in Hainan, China
Author: Timothy Thomson
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, University of Bremen)


2015

Dissertations 2015

1.Title: Movement patterns and habitat use of the exploited swimming crab Scylla serrata
Author: Hilke Alberts-Hubatsch (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, University of Bremen)

2. Title: Environmental pollution in Jakarta Bay - Physiological and ontogenetic responses of marine organisms to multiple stressors
Author: Gunilla Baum (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen), Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT)

3. Title: N-fixation of coral reefs in response to environmental change – from organism to ecosystem level
Author: Vanessa Bednarz (University of Bremen)
Betreuer: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

4. Title: Dinitrogen fixation in coral reef ecosystems facing climate change (summa cum laude)
Author: Ulisse Cardini (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

5. Title: Coral reef primary production in the Colombian Caribbean – the effect of environmental parameters
Author: Corvin Eidens (Justus-Liebig-University Giessen)
Supervisor: Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (ZMT Supervisor: Christian Wild)

6. Title: Carbon pumps in the Benguela Current upwelling system
Author: Anita Flohr (Universität Hamburg)
Supervisor: Tim Rixen (ZMT, Universität Hamburg)

7. Title: Linking local governance systems for regional-scale coral reef management: Analysis of case studies in Brazil and Indonesia (with distinction)
Author: Philipp Gorris (Jacobs University)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University), Marion Glaser (ZMT)

8. Title: The importance of carbon dioxide and dinitrogen fixation for seasonal coral reef metabolism: from organism to ecosystem functioning
Author: Nanne van Hoytema (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

9. Title: Reef fisheries and livelihoods in coastal villages of southern Tanzania: lessons for adaptation to environmental change?
Author: Robert Katikiro (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Marion Glaser (ZMT, University of Bremen)

10. Title: Physiological responses of coral reef organisms to coastal pollution and global warming
Author: Pia Kegler (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT), Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

11. Titel: The role of carbonate secreting organisms on sediment composition, redistribution, and modification on clastic shelves and their potential as environmental bioarchives
Author: André Klicpera (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, University of Bremen)

12. Title: Land use change and environmental governance in the Segara Anakan Lagoon and its hinterland, Java, Indonesia
Author: Martin Lukas (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Michael Flitner (University of Bremen), Marion Glaser (ZMT)

13. Title: Stability and maintenance of Pacific atoll islands in the context of global climate change (summa cum laude)
Author: Thomas Mann (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, University of Bremen)

14. Title: Physiological and ontogenetic responses of benthic coral reef associated calcifiers towards changing environments
Author: Friedrich Meyer (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

15. Title: Water-atmosphere greenhouse gas exchange measurements using FTIR spectrometry
Author: Denise Müller (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, University of Bremen)

16. Title: Understanding top-down and bottom-up processes that control coral reef functioning and resilience against phase shifts in Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia
Author: Jeremiah Plass-Johnson (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

17. Title: Ecology of disease affecting crustose coralline algae
Author: Gaëlle Quéré (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

18. Title: Transformation of coral-derived organic matter by sponges in the Red Sea – implications for food chain processes and coral reef biogeochemical cycles
Author: Laura Rix (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

19. Title: Energy flow and trophic structure of Galápagos shallow rocky reef systems along a gradient of productivity and artisanal fisheries
Author: Diego Javier Ruiz Jarrin (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen)

20. Title: Vulnerability and marine resource-dependence in coastal and marine social-ecological systems
Author: Daniella Schaumlöffel (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Marion Glaser (ZMT, University of Bremen)

21. Title: Fish community structure and food web dynamics in low rainfall mangrove and non-mangrove ecosystems (Persian Gulf)
Author: Maryam Shahraki (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, University of Bremen)

22. Title: Coral reef functioning in a highly variable environment
Author: Ines Stuhldreier (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

23. Title: Collective action for the management of the fishery in the Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta, Northern Colombia
Author: Luz Elba Torres Guevara (Jacobs University)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University)

24. Title: Understanding the combined effects of land runoff and climate change on marine calcifying organisms in coral reef, Australian Institute of Marine Science Townsville Australia
Author: Nicolas Vogel (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

25. Title: Processes of calcification and sedimentation of the tropical marine green macro-alga genus Halimedaand effects of ocean acidification on its calcareous microstructure
Verfasser: André Wizemann (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, University of Bremen)

Master Theses 2015

1. Title: Carbonic anhydrase expression in Acropora millepora at variable pCO2 and nutrient levels using RT-qPCR
Author: Sandra Erdmann (ICBM, University of Oldenburg)
Supervisor: ICBM, University of Oldenburg, (ZMT Supersivor: Astrid Gärdes)

2. Title: Performance differences between scallop culture in Peru and Chile: a bio-economical modelling approach
Author: Sieme Bossier (Ghent University, Belgium)
Supervisor: Ghent University, Belgium (ZMT Supervisor: Matthias Wolff)

3. Title: Community impact and harvesting efficiency of selective and unselective fishery: a spatially-explicit modelling approach
Author: Alberto Rovellini (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen)

4. Title: Virtuelles Korallenriff: Ein Framework zum prozeduralen Wachstum von Korallen auf Basis von L-Systemen und lsoflächen
Author: Anthea Sander (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen)

5. Title: Impact of deforestation and land-use change on mangrove tree diversity, community composition and habitat complexity in the Segara Anakan lagoon, Java, Indonesia
Author: Marijana Toben (University of  Oldenburg)
Supervisor: University of Oldenburg (ZMT Supervisor: Inga Nordhaus)

 

Master Theses ISATEC 2015

1. Title: Analysis of the contribution of women to fisheries development and the dynamics of their role: a case study in the western region of Ghana Ameyaw
Author: Anita Boateng (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Annette Breckwoldt (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

2. Title: From deep to shallow - Vertical connectivity of two scleractinian coral species around Bermuda
Author: Ramona Brunner (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen, ISATEC)

3. Title: Diet composition and overlap of five commercial species of chwaka Bay, Zanzibar
Author: Alonso Del Solar Escardò (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

4. Title: An analysis of the trends in ecological and conservation literature with an aim to increase the sharing of ideas
Author: Evan Duggan (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

5. Title: The population structure of Cynoscion acoupa
Author: Hagen Gegner (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

7. Title: Effects of microplastic particles on the tropical benthic invertebrates isognomon radiatus and eupolymnia rullieri
Author: Lena Christin Heel (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

7. Title: Assessing ecosystem services of caribbean mangroves - a comparison between reforested and established mangroves in Sandy Bay - West End Special Marine Protection Zone, Roatán, Honduras
Author: Verena Hölzer (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen, ISATEC)

8. Title: Effects of nutrient enrichment on growth of the mangrove Avicennia marina seedlings in the Hirgigo coastline, Eritrea
Author: Daniel Solomon Kahsay (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

9. Title: Thermal resistance of juvenile Holothuria scraba (Jaeger, 1833) with focus on biochemical indicators of metabolism and immune enzymes activities
Author: Elham Kamyab (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

10. Title: Lunar and seasonal changes in growth of Porites lutea due to large amplitude internal waves
Author: Alexander Kools (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

11. Title: Anthropogenic impact on dissolved and particulate Nitrogen in the Pamba River basin (Kerala – India)
Author: David Alfonso Lobo Flores (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

12. Title: Assessment of the Artisanal Tuna and Billfish Fisheries on Zanzibar
Author: Tobias Mildenberger (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

13. Title: Early fish colonization of artificial reef structures: who, when, and why? Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia
Author: Hannah Moore Tobias Mildenberger (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

14. Title: Location, use and selection of fishing grounds in Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia: the case of hook and line fishers from Badi IslandLocation, use and selection of fishing grounds in Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia: the case of hook and line fishers from Badi Island
Author: Gabriela Navarrete Forero (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

15. Title: Effects of lionfish removal in coral reef benthic and fish communities in Sandy Bay - West End Special Marine protection Zone, Roatán, Honduras
Author: Friederike Pfeiffer (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen, ISATEC)

16. Title: The role of nitrogen cycling in coral holobiont functioning
Author: Nils Rädecker (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen, ISATEC)

17. Title: Activity of key metabolic enzymes in aerly stges of key fish species from Northern Benguela current upwelling system
Author: Imam Musa Rashid (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

18. Title: Investigations of coral reef restoration methods and impacts of environmental stressors on survival and growth of sexually propagated brain coral settlers in the Caribbean
Author: Lisa Röpke (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen, ISATEC)

19. Title: The effects of combined sewage plant effluents and river runoff on seagrass communities, their morphology and physiology, and associated epiphytes in Roatan, Honduras
Author: Esther Thomsen (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen, ISATEC)

20. Title: A small-scale assessment of reef quality, spatial and temporal variation on Bonaire, Dutch Antilles
Author: Fee Zanke (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen, ISATEC)

21. Title: Functional Diversity and Redundancy of Benthic Communities in Mangrove Forests
Author: Ann-Kathrin Seiz (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Inga Nordhaus (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

 

Bachelor Theses 2015

1. Title: Globale Untersuchung des Einflusses der Eigenschaften der Küstengebiete auf submarinen Grundwasserabfluss
Author: Stefan Thomas Langlotz (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Nils Moosdorf (ZMT, University of Bremen)


2014

Dissertations 2014

1. Title: Macroecological properties of phytoplankton communities in a changing ocean
Author: Esteban Acevedo Trejos (Jacobs University)
Supervisor: Agostino Merico (ZMT Jacobs University)

2. Title: Drivers and impacts of benthic cyanobacterial blooms on coral reefs
Author: Hannah Brocke (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild, Maggy Nugues (University of Bremen)

3. Title: Estuarine biogeochemistry and enteropathogens in an endemic cholera region of West Bengal, India
Author: Marc Einsporn (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Rubén Lara, Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, University of Bremen)

4. Title: Nutrient and organic matter dynamics in a macrotidal estuary impacted by human activities, the Nanliu Estuary, southern China
Author: David Kaiser (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT), Dierk Hebbeln (University of Bremen)

5. Title: (Reef fisheries and livelihoods in coastal villages of southern Tanzania: Lessons for adaptation to environmental change) Relating changes in reef-associated fisheries and livelihood in coastal villages of southern Tanzania: Lessons for adaptation to climate change?
Author: Robert Katikiro (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Marion Glaser (ZMT), Michael Flitner (University of Bremen)

6. Title: Small-scale differences in tropical subtidal rocky reef communities of Floreana Island, Galápagos
Author: Annika Krutwa (University of  Bremen)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen)

7. Title: The importance of burrowing and leaf litter feeding crabs for the ecosystem functioning of mangrove forests
Author: Nathalie Pülmanns (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT), Juliane Filser (University of  Bremen)

8. Title: Nutritional state and organic matter diagenese in an halophyte and planted mangrove in Bac Lieu Province, Vietnam
Author: Quynh Huong Pham (National University of Ho Chi Minh City)
Supervisor: National University of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (ZMT Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul)


Master Theses 2014

1. Title: Bacterial community shifts and impact on aggregate formation in coral and macroalgae mesocosms, under elevated organic carbon and pCO2 concentrations.
Author: Anny Cárdenas (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Astrid Gärdes (ZMT, University of Bremen)

2. Title: Development of benthic community composition in reefs of Kho Pan Ngan, Gulf of Thailand
Author: Arlena Dumeier (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

3. Title: Seasonal variability in abundance, distribution and diversity of coastal ichthyoplankton in the Nha Trany Bay, Vietnam (South China Sea).
Author: Quang Huy Nguyen (University  Hamburg)
Supervisor: University Hamburg (ZMT Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann)

4. Title: Top-down and bottom-up drivers regulating macroalgae physiology and distribution along a eutrophication gradient in Spermonde Archipelago, South Sulawesi (Indonesia)
Author: Laura Weiand (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, University of  Bremen)

5. Title: Evaluation of water poverty in small coral islands of the Spermonde Archipelago, South Sulawesi (Indonesia)
Author: Josep Osorio Pinero
Supervisor: University of Barcelona, Spain (ZMT Supervisor: Schwerdtner Máñez)

6. Title: Development of fish biomass and diversity in reefs of Kho Pan Ngan, Gulf of Thailand
Author: Pauline Mitterwallner (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)


Master Theses ISATEC 2014

1. Title: The temperature impact on the feeding and ammonium excretion behavior of herring larvae within 24 hours
Author: Rahma Amen Aboubaker (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

2. Title: Reef Monitoring and visitors' perceptions - a case study on the health of coral reefs of Dahab, South Sinai
Author: Stephanie Bodden (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Kathleen Schwerdtner Máñez (ZMT, University of Bremen ISATEC)

3. Title: Rationalities behind the choice of (a) fishing gear(s) and (a) fishing location(s) in the Spermonde Archipelago, South Sulawesi, Indonesia
Author: Veronika Breitkopf (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Kathleen Schwerdtner Máñez (ZMT, University of Bremen ISATEC)

4. Title: Physiological effects of the mutualistic relationship between the damselfish Dascillus marginatus and the coral Stylophora pistillata
Author: Nur Garcia (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, University of Bremen ISATEC)

5. Title: Development of a monitoring concept for the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia, based on socio-ecological and ecological information
Author: Vera Golz (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen ISATEC)

6. Title: Effects of Marine Protected Areas and Fishing on Population Biomass of five species of Serranidae in La Paz Bay, Mexico: An Ecospace Study
Author: Nicolas David Gruner (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, University of Bremen ISATEC)

7. Title: Optical fiber based method to detect thiocyanate excretion in illegally caught reef fish – a practical application in the field
Author: Nicole Herz (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of Bremen ISATEC)

8. Title: Primary production of a benthic reef community in Todos os Santos Bay (Bahia, Brazil)
Author: Sophie-Louise Krause (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen, ISATEC)

9. Title: Temporal variability in the inshore particle flux of the Benguela current upwelling system
Author: Victor Libuku (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Tim Rixen (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

10. Title: Temporal and spatial comparison of scleractinian coral growth rate in Spermonde Archipelago
Author: Riki Nakajima (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse, Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

11. Title: Effect of Holothuria scabra on sediment organic matter content when integrated with Eucheuma denticulantum. A case study of Bweleo in Zanzibar, Tanzania
Author: Mary Namukose (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

12. Title: Population dynamics and variation in fecundity of Ethmalosa fimbriata (Bowdich, 1825) in Cross river Estuary and adjacent coastal waters, Southern, Nigeria
Author: Muhammed Alolade Oyinlola (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

13. Title: The effect of seasonality on primary production in coral reefs in Baia de Totos os Santos, Brazil
Author: Thomas Petermann (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

14. Title: Morphology and function of the burrow of the most abundant species of crab’s burrow in the Segara Anakan Lagoon, Java, Indonesia
Author: Tania Edith Romero Gonzáles (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

15. Title: The effect of grazing on recruitment algae and invertebrates in coral reefs on Pacific Costa Rica
Author: Florian Roth (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

16. Title: Monitoring of coral diseases, coral-algae interactions and bleaching susceptibility in Mexican Caribbean coral reefs
Author: Sabrina Schmalz (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

17. Title: The ecological interaction of Coallimorpharia
Author: Katharina Schubert (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

18. Title: Compliance variables influencing MPA's ecological performance in North Sulawesi
Author: Pilar de Maria Velásquez Jofre (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)

19. Title: Sources and sinks of nutrients and organic carbon and its effect on the trophic status of the Segara Anakan Lagoon, Java, Indonesia
Author: Zerihun Woldeyohannes (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, University of Bremen, ISATEC)


Bachelor Theses 2014

1. Title: A mathematical model of the overexploitation of renewable natural resources in Senegal
Author: Ciprian Blindu
Supervisor: Brandt

2. Title: Shifts in coral reef encrusting communities due to upwelling-controlled nutrient-enrichment
Author: Kar Lange
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, University of  Bremen)

3. Title: Development of a DOM decomposition system
Author: Moritz Janda
Supervisor: Tim Rixen (ZMT, University of Bremen)

4. Title: The combined effects of carbon dioxide and ultraviolet light on the physiology and ecology of the calcifying green macroalgae Halimeda
Author: Laura Schmook
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, University of Bremen)

5. Title: Quellen und Zusammensetzung organischer Substanz in spätholozänen Sedimenten der Javasee
Author: Olaf Winkler
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, University of Bremen)

6. Title: Horizontale und vertikale Verteilung don Larvenstadien der Myctophidae im nördlichen Benguela Auftriebssystem vor Namibia von 2001 – 2011
Author: Lisa Wittig
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, University of Bremen)


2013

Dissertations 2013

1.Title: Institutions for sustainable fisheries governance – the case of the commercial Peruvian anchovy fishery
Author: Milena Arias-Schreiber
Supervisor: Marion Glaser, Michael Flitner (University of Bremen)

2.Title: Effects of Seasonality and Upwelling on Coral Reef Functioning in Tayrona National Natural Park, Colombian Caribbean
Author: Elisa Bayraktarov
Supervisor: Christian Wild, Claudio Richter (University of Bremen)

3.Title: The temporal and spatial variability of nursery habitats for fishes in macrotidal mangrove systems of Colombia and Brazil: implications for conservation and fisheries resources
Author: Gustavo Adolfo Castellanos-Galindo
Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul, Fernando Zapata, Matthias Wolff (University of Bremen)

4.Title: Catchment scale human interventions in the Pamba basin (Kerala, India) and their impact on estuarine ecosystem in the southern Vembanad Estuary
Author: Shilly Elizabeth David
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn, Dierk Hebbeln (University of Bremen)

5.Title: Early life history traits of coastal pelagic fishes in the northern Benguela Current ecosystem off Namibia
Author: Simon Joscha Geist
Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul, Werner Ekau, Andreas Kunzmann (University of Bremen)

6. Title:: Effects of Simulated Eutrophication and Overfishing on Coral Reef Invertebrates, Algae and Microbes in the Red Sea
Author: Christian Jessen
Supervisor: Christian Wild, Christian R. Voolstra (University of Bremen)

7. Title: Intergenerational Interactions - Three Experimental Essays
Author: Micaela Maria Kulesz
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (Jacobs University)

Diploma- and Master Theses 2013

1. Title: A mathematical modelling investigation of the Easter Island Ecology
Author: Nadege Octavie Lenkeu Lenkeu (AIMS)
Supervisor: African Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Mbour, Senegal (ZMT Supervisor Agostino Merico)

2. Title: Activity of metabolic key enzymes in early life stages of Cape horse mackerels Trachurus trachurus caspensis from the Northern Benguela current upwelling system
Author: Kati Michalek (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of Bremen)

3. Title: Effects of land-derived eutrophication on sedimentary processes in coral reefs of Kho Phan Ngan, Thailand
Author: Marleen Stuhr (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

4. Title: Invertebrate recruitment for the Nha Trang Bay (NTB) MPA“ (Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam
Author: Johanna Wiedling (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of Bremen)

5. Title: Analyse der marinen Sedimentfazies vor der Nordküste von Ostsumatra, Indonesien – Einfluss von CO2-reichen Gewässern auf die Karbonatsedimentation
Author: Kai Wiemers (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Julien Michel (University of Bremen)

Master Theses ISATEC 2013

1. Title: Nitrification process in the Dead Sea and its' underwater springs, Reality or Mirage?
Author: Folasade Adeboyejo (University of  Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Astrid Gärdes (ZMT, University of  Bremen, ISATEC)

2. Title: Age and growth of the bearded goby (Sufflogobius bibarbatus) in the northern Benguela upwelling
Author: Henrik Christiansen (University of  Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, University of  Bremen, ISATEC)

3. Title: Community-led integrated polyculture of sea cucumber (Holothuria scabra) and seaweed (Kappaphycus alvarezii) at Ushongo, Pagani in Tanzania
Author: Godfrey Fabiani (University of  Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse, Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of  Bremen, ISATEC)

4. Title: Analyzing perceptions of the local fishing communities towards marine protected areas in Zanzibar, Tanzania
Author: Nancy Gikonyo (University of  Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse, Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of  Bremen, ISATEC)

5. Title: Effects of Marine Protected Areas and Fishing on Population Biomass of five species of Serranidae in La Paz Bay, Mexico: An Ecospace Study
Author: Nicolas David Gruner (University of  Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of  Bremen, ISATEC)

6. Title: Macroalgal dynamics and the impacts of nutrients and fishing grazing on the physiology and macroalgal nutritional status of macroalgale on Indonesian coral reefs, Spermonde Archipelago, Sulawesi
Author: Jasmin Pascale Heiden (University of  Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, University of  Bremen, ISATEC)

7. Title: How has Pollution impacted the fisheries and livelihoods of communities in the greater Jakarta Bay ecosystem?
Author: Ima Kusumanti (University of  Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse, Marion Glaser (ZMT, University of  Bremen, ISATEC)

8. Title: Mutualism in solar powered ophistobranchia: Impact of climate change-related stressors on Aeolidiella stephaniae and Elysia crispate.
Author: Christian Leichtle (University of  Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of  Bremen, ISATEC)

9. Title: Polychaete community composition in the mangrove fringe of the Segara Anakan lagoon, Indonesia, affected by human activities
Author: Joko Pamungkas (University of  Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Inga Nordhaus (ZMT, University of  Bremen, ISATEC)

10. Title: Sources and sinks of nutrients and organic carbon and its effect on the trophic status of the Segara Anakan Lagoon, Java, Indonesia
Author: Zerihun Woldeyohannes (University of  Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, University of  Bremen, ISATEC)

11. Title: Genetic population structure of the finescale four-eyed fish, Anableps microlepis, in the North and Northeast Brazil
Author: Han Xiao (University of  Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, University of  Bremen, ISATEC)

12. Title: Larval transport and distribution in der Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam
Author: Johanna Wiedling (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of  Bremen, ISATEC)


Bachelor Theses 2013

1. Title: Nahrungsökologie der Fischarten Acanthopagrus latus und Pomadasys kaakan in der Gezeitenzone des Persischen Golfs
Author: Katrin Becker (University of  Bremen)
Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, University of  Bremen)

2. Title:  Auswirkungen von biotischen und abiotischen Parametern auf die Diversität und räumliche Verteilung der Mollusken in dem Mangrovengebiet der Segara Anakan Lagune, Indonesien
Author: Birte Güldener (University of  Bremen)
Supervisor: Inga Nordhaus, Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, University of  Bremen)

3. Title: Aktivität von Schlüsselenzymen des Stoffwechsels juveniler Entwicklungsstadien von Scardinops sagax und Engraulis capensis aus dem nördlichen Benguela Auftriebsgebiet
Author: S. J. Heeling (University of  Bremen)
Betreuer: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, University of  Bremen)

4. Title: Using biomarkers for stress observance in corals: a comparison of oxidative stress response between Pocillopora damicornis and Montipora capitata from Hawaii during thermal stress
Author: Verena Hölzer (University of  Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

5. Title: Application of a fish swarm model to analyze effects of self-organization
Author: Peter Hofmann (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen)

6. Title: Flying for the Sake of the Environment Perceptions of Air Travelling Behavior of Environmental Scientists.
Author: Lea Kliem (Jacobs University)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University)

7. Title: Conservation of Inland Protected Areas in Costa Rica
Author: Anna Sophie Louise Paul (Jacobs University)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University)

8. Title: Effects of high dissolved inorganic and organic carbon (DIC & DOC) availability on nitrogen fixation by the hermatypic coral Seriatopora hystrix
Author: Nils Rädecker (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, University of Bremen)

9. Title: The collapse of Easter Island
Author: Ivan Alexandru Razvan (Jacobs University)
Supervisor: Agostino Merico (ZMT, Jacobs University)

10. Title: Metabolische Schlüsselenzyme in frühen Lebensstadien der Anemonenfische (Amphiprion spec.)
Author: N. Paul (University of Rostock)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT)